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Nigel Tranter Quotes and Sayings

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After this one the Campbells aren't going to have anything to do with me.
- Nigel Tranter

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My buildings will be my legacy...
they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
- Julia Morgan

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from
the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the
achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must
say I have climbed my last political mountain.
- George C. Wallace

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy.
But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
- Louise J. Kaplan

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
- Leo Rosten

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughan

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.
- George Ade

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

I make it a policy to try never to
make a complete idiot of myself twice in the same way.
After all, there's always all kinds of new ways
to make a complete idiot of myself.
Why repeat the old ones?
- Margot Dalton

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
- Stendhal

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
- Bette Midler

Creationists make it sound as though a "theory'
is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
- Isaac Asimov

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller

You can't wait for inspiration.
You have to go after it with a club.
- Jack London

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off
until the day after tomorrow what should
have been done the day before yesterday.
- Napoleon Hill

Experience is what you have after you've forgotten her name.
- Milton Berle

We provide food that customers love,
day after day after day.
People just want more of it.
- Ray Kroc

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein

It's a huge change for your body.
You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby,
because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.
- Cindy Crawford

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him.
After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
- Marilyn Monroe

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire


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